SkyBlueBerlin sightseeing tour Berlin events calendar

Events, exhibitions,fairs, concerts and sport Highlights in Berlin:

MARCH

07.03. – 11.03.2018    ITB –  International tourism market

location: fairgrounds Berlin

An important place for international as well as local visitors for discovering a huge variety of world wide tourism hot spots and offers.

17.03.2018    St. Patricks Day

location: Various Irish pups in Berlin

Anybody who is interested in Irish tradition and attitude of life will find live music and entertainment in Berlin´s Irish pups this night.

24.03.2018    Earth hour Berlin

location: Different locations in Berlin

At 8.30 pm sharp, official city electric lightning will switched off as a symbolic campaign setting a sign for climate protection.

27.03.2018    International theater day

location: Various theater in Berlin

Berlin theater be open for special audience talks and exhibitions.

27.03.2018    International football match Germany vs Brazil

location: Olympic stadium Berlin

German football team will meet Brazilian team.

APRIL

08.04.2018    Berlin Half Marathon

location: Start at Karl-Marx-Allee Berlin

Season kick-off for thousands of runners, walkers and wheelchair users in a unique mix of professionals and hobby runners.

15.04.2018    Cherry Blossom Festival

location: Gärten der Welt Berlin

Beginning of spring will celebrate and organizers expecting more than 25000 visitors.

23.04. – 29.04.2018    International Games Week Berlin

location: Computerspielemuseuam at Karl-Marx-Allee Berlin

The International Games Week is a seven-day event for games business, development and culture in Berlin. It welcomes representatives from the industry as well as games enthusiats.

27.04. – 29.04.2018    Gallery Weekend Berlin

location: Various galleries in Berlin

Gallery Weekend Berlin is one of the leading events for contemporary art in Germany and attracts art fans and collectors from all over the world.

MAY

01.05.2018     Myfestival Kreuzberg

location: Kreuzberg Berlin

At labour day Myfestival in Kreuzberg attracts thousands of visitors enjoying various live music, food, drinks and entertainment.

02.05. – 04.05.2018     Re:publica

location: Station Berlin, Luckenwalder Strasse, Berlin

Re:publica is one of the world´s largest conferences on digital culture. Media professionals, entrepreneurs and academics from around the globe share their knowledge and discuss the future of the information society.

13.05.2018     Velothon

location: inner city of Berlin

The Velothon Berlin is the second largest bicycle race its kind in Europe. The beautiful race course runs along Berlin´s main sights.

19.05.2018     DFB- Trophy finale Berlin

location: Olympic stadium Berlin

Football highlight of the German league.

18.05. – 21.05.2018     Carnival of Cultures

location: Kreuzberg Berlin

For four days around Pentecost, Berlin celebrates its cultural diversity at the Carnival of Cultures. The festival culminates in colourful street parade with music and dance an Pentcost Sunday.

19.05.2018     Formula E Race – Berlin ePrix 2018

location: Tempelhofer Feld Berlin

Berlin hosts the ninth round of the all-electric Formula E Championship in May. The race will take place at former Tempelhof Airport.

26.05.2018     AVON Womens Run

location: Inner City of Berlin

Large running event around the Tiergarten area.

JUNE

03.06.2018     Berlin Bicycle Rally ADFC

location: Inner City of  Berlin

In line of the rally thousands of cyclists are demonstrating for better bicycle traffic solutions and options in Berlin.

03.06.2018     Environment Festival at Brandburg Gate

location: Strasse des 17. Juni  Berlin

More than 200 exhibitors will transform the street in to a ecological event area.

08.06. – 10.06.2018     Torstrassen Festival

location: Torstrasse Berlin

The Festival is very well known for various presentation of music and entertainment aside the mainstream.

09.06.2018     Long Night of the Sciences

location: Various Museums in  Berlin

On the „smartest night of the year“ scientific institutions, laboratories and libraries which are usually closed to the public open their doors for visitors.

21.06.2018    Fete de la Musique

location: verschiedene Orte in Berlin

Berliners celebrate the beginning of summer with an open air festival. Every year musicians and bands play live music in the streets of Berlin for free.

17.06. – 15.07.2018     Fan fest for Football World Championship 2018

location: Strasse des 17. Juni Berlin

Germany´s largest public viewing area for all football enthusiasts.

22.06. – 24.06.2018     48 Hours Neukölln

location: Neukölln, Berlin

„48 Hours“ is an art festival in the district of the same name. Within 48 hours about 300 cultural institutions and societies display the diversity of Neukölln´s artistic potential.

24.06.2018     End of the season concert of Berlin Philharmonics

location: Waldbühne Berlin

After conducting 16 years the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle will say goodbye to Berlin´s fans.

30.06. – 01.07.2018     Bergmannstraßenfest

location: Berlin Kreuzberg, Bergmannstraße

Since 1994 Bergmannstrasse Kiez is celebrating the peaceful living together of all generations. The street is moving in a huge areal of music, jazz and culture. More than 50 bands will show up and a lot of good food and drinks will be offered.

27.06. – 03.10.2018     History of Reichstag building – Multi media show

location: Stufen am Reichstag zur Spree hinunter

Sitting on the staircases behind the Reichstag Building next to Spree River, guests will see a very informative 20 minutes show about German and Reichstag history. Entrance is for free, English subtitles available, starting with beginning of the dark. If you miss the beginning, stay there for 5 minutes and the wonderful show will start again in a loop.

JULY

date not fixed 2018     Parade of Love

location: Berlin Innenstadt

A huge parade through Berlin Inner City Area with music trucks as a political demonstration and a sign for love, sympathy and alliance.

03.07. – 07.07.2018     Berlin Fashion Week in Summer

location: various hot spots in Berlin

During the Berlin Fashion week industry professionals flock into the city, order the latest collections and attend off-site events.

05.07. – 09.07.2018     27th Classic Open Air at Gendarmenmarket

location: Gendarmenmarkt Berlin

Over 5 nights popular as well as classic music masterpieces will be played in front of the beautiful Gendarmenmarket scenery. Closure of this event will be a beautiful fireworks.

10.07. – 15.07.2018     Komische Oper Festival

location: Komische Oper Berlin

With a comprehensive general program the visitors will get an perfect overview about all productions of the new season.

21.07.2018     Botanical Night

location: Botanischer Garten Berlin

Once a year the Botanic Garden Berlin hosts the Botanical Night. Visitors can experience the manifold flowers in a most romantic and magical way.

21.07. – 22.07.2018     Lesbian and Gay City Festival

location: Area around Nollendorfplatz Berlin

The Lesbian and Gay City Festival in Berlin is Europe´s largest street party of its kind. It is held annually around Nollendorfplatz, the traditional gay stomping ground in Berlin-Schöneberg.

28.07.2018     Addidas Runners City Night Berlin

location: Berliner Innenstadt, Kurfürstendamm

10 km skaters, runners, power walkers and wheelchair user will go on a summer midnight course through Berlin City West.

28.07.2018     40th Berlin CSD – Christopher Street Day

location: Berliner Innenstadt

More than 1 million people will join the parade for demonstrating for equal rights of gays & lesbian, transgenders and transsexuals and against every form of discrimination.

AUGUST

03.08. – 05.08.2018     International Beer Festival

location: Berliner Innenstadt, Karl-Marx-Allee

340 breweries from 87 countries are presenting more than 2.400 beer specialties. Additional on 20 stages a various music program will be showed and a lot of dining booths will be offering nice food. The organizers are expecting 800.000 guests over 3 days.

03.08. – 20.08.2018    19th Young Euro Classic

location: Konzerthaus Berlin

Youth classic orchestras from all over the world will join the Festival at Gendarmenmarket. Masterpieces of classic music from the 19th and 20th century will be played.

07.08. – 12.08.2018    European Athletics Championship 2018

location: Olympic stadium Berlin

Berlin will host the 24th European Athletics Championships in 2018. Around 1.600 athletes from over 50 nations will compete in 47 disciplines.

17.08. – 18.08.2018     Potsdam Palace Night

location: Schlosspark Sanssouci, Potsdam

For one night only the huge parc of Sanssouci with its castles and palais will move in spectacular baroque world of lights and colours accompanied by dance, music and theater performances. A really beautiful and unique Event!

25.08.2018     Long Night of Berlin Museums

location: verschiedene Berliner Museen

Between 6 pm and 2 am interested guests can take part a various exhibitions, installations, concerts and discussions at several Berlin Museums.

date not fixed 2018     German Federal Government open day

location: various major institutions

For one weekend in the year major political institutions in Berlin´s government quarter open their doors to the public – among them the Federal Chancellery.

31.08. – 18.09.2017     Music Festival Berlin

location: Berliner Philharmonie, Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Haus der Berliner Festspiele

More than 70 masterpieces of 2 composers will be played in 70 concerts by 30 international orchestras. This festival is Berlins main event for orchestral music.

31.08. – 01.09.2018     Pyronale Berlin

location: Maifeld auf dem Gelände des Olympiastadions

International teams getting in a fabulous contest for high tec fireworks art with phantastic creations in different competitions.

SEPTEMBER

31.08. – 05.09.2018     IFA Berlin – International Consumer Electronics Fair

location: Messegelände Berlin, Masurenallee

World biggest fair for consumer electronics is offering this year more than 1.000 exhibitors for presenting new trends and innovative developments as well for professionals and for private consumers. A colourful program at the main stage is offering too.

02.09.2018     ISTAF – International Stadium Festival

location: Olympic stadium Berlin

About 180 world class athletes from various disciplines make the ISTAF one of the world´s most popular sporting events.

05.09. – 15.09.2018     International Literature Festival Berlin

location: Haus der Festspiele and 30 other places Berlin

During 11 days the International Literature Festival Berlin presents new prose and poetry by contemporary authors from all over the world.

08.09. – 09.09.2017   Heritage Day in Berlin

location: Historic buildings and places Berlin

Every year Berlins historical monuments and places open their doors to officially not public parts of their buildings. Interested guests can attend to guided tours or have private look to restoring activities.

08.09. – 09.09.2018    Lollapalooza Festival

location: Olympic parc Berlin

For the fourth times the important pop festival coming from USA will taken place in Berlin. Headliner for 2017 was Foo Fighters, Mumford & Sons, Materia and Beatsteaks.

12.09. – 16.09.2018    Berlin Art Week

location: verschiedene Museen, Galerien und Projekträume

Various exhibitions, events and installations will demonstrate the active art scene of Berlin. Artists and collectors, art lovers and directors from all over the world will meet for interesting discussions and debates in Berlin.

15.09. – 16.09.2018    BMW-Marathon Berlin

location: Berlin

More than 40.000 runners from 120 countries will take part and additional there will be some competitions for skaters, hand bikers and wheelchair riders.

Date not fixed 2018    Staatsoper für alle

location: Bebelplatz Berlin

This is a cultural highlight of the Berlin summer calendar. The open air classical concert under the baton of Daniel Barenboim is open to everyone and free of charge.

28.09. – 14.10.2018    Berlin leuchtet

location: various places in Berlin

Berlin leuchtet, one of two illumination festivals in October, transforms many lesser known yet significant buildings all over the town with coloured light.

OCTOBER

01.10. – 03.10.2018    Day of German Unity Celebrations

location: Brandenburger Tor / Strasse des 17.Juni

For the 27th of anniversary of the German Reunification a lot of different activities and attractions around the Brandenburg Gate will take place. Live music, events and food and drinking booths will present good dining Options.

05.10. – 14.10.2018    Festival of Lights

loaction: Berliner Innenstadt

10 days historic important buildings within the Berlin inner city district will move in beautiful projection places for a sensational colourful light Show.

Date not fixed 2018    Berlin Food Week

Ort: Kraftwerk Berlin-Mitte / zentraler Veranstaltungsort

Die Themenwoche beschäftigt sich mit regionaler und internationaler Küche, Ernährungsbewußtsein und das Programm bietet neben der Verkostung auch Workshops und Networking-Events.

NOVEMBER

01.11. – 04.11.2018    Jazz Festival Berlin

location: Haus der Berliner Festspiele und andere Orte

Progressiv as well as traditional this festival is offering a wide spectrum of music events and Performances.